Wholeness of Life in Lwala & Beyond: The Faith & “Philanthropos” Back Story Behind the Founding Of A Kenyan NGO
Foreword In our first blog post, we described our mission of "philanthropos" (love of humankind) and how this has drawn us into an incredible web of inspiring Read More
World Relief Announces the Layoff of 140+ Staff and Closure of Five Local Offices Due to the Trump Administration’s Reduction in Refugee Resettlements in the U.S.
BALTIMORE, MD — As a direct result of the recent decision by the Trump Administration to dramatically reduce the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. throughout fiscal year 2017, World Relief has been forced to make the difficult decision to layoff 140+ staff members across its U.S. Ministry and close local offices in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Glen Burnie, Maryland. Collectively, these five offices have resettled more than 25,000 refugees over the past four decades. “It has been our great privilege to serve both local churches and resilient refugee and immigrant families in each Read More
An Ongoing Forum and an Invitation for Contributions and Dialogue: What Practical Relevance Does the “Imago Dei” Have for the Advance of Human Rights, Peace, and Global Development in the ...
An ongoing forum for friends and partners to share how they see this ancient theological doctrine playing out in their own work of enlisting faith to Read More
We are proud to announce the release of the final report of phase III of the Gender Parity in Evangelical Organizations Research project written by lead researchers Janel Curry, Gordon College, and Amy Reynolds, Wheaton College. Thank you to all of the organizations who participated in the study and to all who helped make it happen. Read More
Check out a free online soul care resource called Silencio put out out monthly by Leadership Transformation, Inc. This issue is focused on the “Seasons of the Soul”… For those who live in winter climates and for all who feel particular darkness this season, Diana Bennett, Spiritual Formation Associate at LTI writes: "Winter is a time of dormancy in anticipation of a new awakening. As with the other seasons, winter has its positive and negative nuances. Winter can be a delightful season, resting from the rigors of fall. The ground is resting, and so are we. If we are in Read More
I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the Village Voice. I Am Jane Doe is a gut-wrenching human story and fresh look at a social and legal issue that affects every community in America. Read More